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Ross Stores Inc (ROST.OQ)

ROST.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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23 Jul 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Balmuth

68 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Norman Ferber

70 2014 Chairman Emeritus

James Fassio

64 2009 President, Chief Development Officer

Barbara Rentler

61 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Hartshorn

51 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Group Executive Vice President - Finance and Legal, Principal Accounting Officer

Bernard Brautigan

54 2016 President - Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less

Brian Morrow

59 2015 President and Chief Merchandising Officer, dd’s Discounts

Gregory Quesnel

70 2018 Lead Independent Director

K. Gunnar Bjorklund

60 2018 Independent Director

Michael Bush

58 2017 Independent Director

Sharon Garrett

70 2016 Independent Director

Stephen Milligan

55 2015 Independent Director

George Orban

73 1982 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Balmuth

Mr. Michael Balmuth is Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He has served as Executive Chairman since 2014; Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 1996 to 2014; President from 2005 to 2009; Executive Vice President, Merchandising from 1993 to 1996; Senior Vice President, Merchandising from 1989 to 1993. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Mr. Balmuth's long history and extensive executive and merchandising experience with the Company.

Norman Ferber

Mr. Norman A. Ferber is Chairman Emeritus of the Company. He is Chairman Emeritus since 2014; Consultant to the Company since 1996; Chairman of the Board from 1993 to 2014; Chief Executive Officer of the Company from 1988 to 1996; President from 1993 to 1996; Chief Operating Officer from 1987 to 1988. Prior to 1987, Mr. Ferber was Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Marketing, and Distribution of the Company. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Mr. Ferber's long history and extensive executive and merchandising experience with the Company.

James Fassio

Mr. James S. Fassio is President, Chief Development Officer of the Company. Mr. Fassio has served as President and Chief Development Officer since 2009. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President, Property Development, Construction and Store Design from 2005 to 2009 and Senior Vice President, Property Development, Construction and Store Design from 1991 to 2005. He joined the Company in 1988 as Vice President of Real Estate. Prior to joining Ross, Mr. Fassio held various retail and real estate positions with Safeway Stores, Inc.

Barbara Rentler

Ms. Barbara Rentler is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. She is Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors since 2014; President and Chief Merchandising Officer, Ross Dress for Less from 2009 to 2014 and Executive Vice President, Merchandising, from 2006 to 2009; also served at dd's DISCOUNTS as Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer from 2005 to 2006 and Senior Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer from 2004 to 2005. Prior to that, Ms. Rentler held various merchandising positions since joining the Company in 1986. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Ms. Rentler's extensive executive and merchandising experience with the Company.

Michael Hartshorn

Mr. Michael J. Hartshorn is Chief Financial Officer, Group Executive Vice President - Finance and Legal, Principal Accounting Officer of the Company. He has served as Group Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer since March 2015. Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 2014 to March 2015, Senior Vice President and Deputy Chief Financial Officer from 2012 to 2014, Group Vice President, Finance and Treasurer from 2011 to 2012, and Vice President, Finance and Treasurer from 2006 to 2011. From 2002 to 2006, he held a number of management roles in the Ross IT and supply chain organizations. He initially joined the Company in 2000 as Director and Assistant Controller. For seven years prior to joining Ross, Mr. Hartshorn held various financial roles at The May Department Stores Company.

Bernard Brautigan

Mr. Bernard (Bernie) Brautigan is President - Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less of the Company. Mr. Brautigan has served as President, Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less since March 2016 with responsibility for the Ladies and Children’s apparel businesses, Shoes, Lingerie, Cosmetics, and Accessories. Previously he was Group Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Ross Dress for Less from 2014 to 2016. He was also Executive Vice President of Merchandising at Ross from 2009 to 2014, Senior Vice President and General Merchandise Manager, from 2006 to 2009, and Group Vice President of Shoes from 2003 to 2006. Prior to Ross, he spent 20 years in various merchandising positions at Macy’s East.

Brian Morrow

Mr. Brian R. Morrow is President and Chief Merchandising Officer - dd’s Discounts of the company. Mr. Morrow has served as President and Chief Merchandising Officer, dd’s DISCOUNTS since December 2015. Prior to joining Ross, Mr. Morrow served as President, Chief Merchandising Officer of Stein Mart from 2014 to 2015 and Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer from 2010 to 2014. From 2008 to 2009, he served as Executive Vice President, General Merchandise Manager at Macy’s West. He also held roles as Senior Vice President, General Merchandise Manager at Mervyn’s in 2008 and Macy’s North/Marshall Field’s from 2006 to 2008. For approximately 20 years prior to this, Mr. Morrow held various merchandising roles at The May Department Stores Company.

Gregory Quesnel

Mr. Gregory L. Quesnel is Lead Independent Director of the Company. He is Member of the Board of Directors, SYNNEX Corporation, since 2005 (also member of the Compensation (Chair) and Executive committees); Member of the Board of Directors, Potlatch Corporation since 2000 (also member of the Audit, Executive Compensation and Personnel Policies, Finance (Chair), and Nominating and Corporate Governance committees); Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Con-Way (CNF, Inc.), from 1997 to 2004, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1997, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1991 to 1994, prior executive and management positions from 1975 to 1991; prior finance roles with Evans Products Company and Chevron Corporation. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Mr. Quesnel's executive and financial experience.

K. Gunnar Bjorklund

Mr. K. Gunnar Bjorklund is Independent Director of the Company. He is Executive Chairman, Rev360 LLC since 2014; Managing Director, Sverica International from 1991 to 2014; Director, Corporate Strategic Planning, American Express Company, from 1987 to 1990; management consultant, McKinsey & Company from 1985 to 1987. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Mr. Bjorklund's executive and consulting experience.

Michael Bush

Mr. Michael J. Bush is Independent Director of the Company. He is Managing Member, B IV Investments, LLC since 2007; Member of the Board of Directors, Home Franchise Concepts since 2016; Member of the Board of Directors, Phoeben, Inc. dba Armenta since 2016; Executive Chairman, Trumaker, Inc. from 2016 to 2018; Member of the Board of Directors, NTN Buzztime, from 2009 to 2012, President and Chief Executive Officer from 2010 to 2012; President and Chief Executive Officer, 3 Day Blinds, Inc., from 2007 to 2010, Member of the Board of Directors from March 2010 to September 2010; President and Chief Executive Officer, Anchor Blue Retail Group, from 2003 to 2007; President and Chief Executive Officer, Bally, North America, Inc. and member of the Board of Directors, Bally International AG from 2000 to 2002; Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Director, Movado, Inc. from 1995 to 2000; Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Marketing of the Company from 1991 to 1995. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Mr. Bush's executive and retail experience.

Sharon Garrett

Ms. Sharon D. Garrett, Ph.D., is Independent Director of the Company. She is Management consultant since 2013; Member of the Board of Directors, Jerome’s Furniture from 2017 to present (also member of the Strategic Planning (Chair) and Compensation committees); Member of the Board of Directors, Scott's Liquid Gold-Inc. from 2014 to 2016 (also member of the Audit and Compensation committees); Executive Vice President, Revenue Cycle Optimization, American Medical Response, Inc. from 2012 to 2013, Senior Vice President, Reimbursement Services from 2007 to 2012; Chief Operating Officer, PT Holdings from 2006 to 2007; Executive Vice President, Enterprise Services, PacifiCare Health Systems from 2002 to 2005; provided interim executive services for various companies from 2000 to 2002, including Chief Executive Officer, Zyan Communications from April to November 2000; Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, The Walt Disney Company from 1989 to 2000. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Ms. Garrett's executive and operational experience.

Stephen Milligan

Mr. Stephen D. Milligan is Independent Director of the Company. He is Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Western Digital Corporation since 2013, President from 2012 to 2013; Member of the Board of Directors, Autodesk, Inc., since 2018 (also member of the Audit Committee since 2019); Chief Executive Officer, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies from 2009 to 2012, Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2009; Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Western Digital from 2004 to 2007, Vice President of Finance from 2002 to 2003. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Mr. Milligan's executive and financial experience.

George Orban

Mr. George P. Orban is Independent Director of the Company. He is Managing partner, Orban Partners, a private investment company, since 1984; Chairman of the Board, Egghead.com, Inc. from 1997 to 2001, Chief Executive Officer from 1997 to 1999. The Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee has noted Mr. Orban's executive retail experience and his longstanding familiarity with the Company.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Michael Balmuth

9,386,270

Norman Ferber

2,443,760

James Fassio

6,343,970

Barbara Rentler

12,249,000

Michael Hartshorn

3,305,570

Bernard Brautigan

4,837,860

Brian Morrow

7,726,230

Gregory Quesnel

303,770

K. Gunnar Bjorklund

243,270

Michael Bush

241,020

Sharon Garrett

241,020

Stephen Milligan

241,020

George Orban

262,020
As Of  2 Feb 2019

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